Knee OA: What effects do NSAIDs and glucosamine have during strength-training
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or glucosamine reduced pain and improved muscle strength with resistance training in a randomized controlled trial of knee osteoarthritis patientsArch Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Aug;92(8):1185-93. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.03.009
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36 patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to undergo a 12-week strength-training program combined with glucosamine, or the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), ibuprofen, or a placebo, to measure their effects of NSAID and glucosamine on skeletal muscle strength and muscle mass. Following assessments over a 12 week period, the results displayed that muscle strength increase...
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